May 27, 2024

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The Professional Blur Podcast Episode 27 – Tommy Bechtold
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The Professional Blur Podcast Episode 27 – Tommy Bechtold

This week, I talk with the winner of last year’s inaugural Stanley Award for background acting, Tommy Bechtold.  We discover some fun coincidences between our own extra work, and the magical world of a rapping extra that Tommy once worked with. Support the show on Patreon Check out my Professional Blur posts on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasonklamm/ Insta […]

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The Professional Blur Podcast Episode 26 – Kristina Rueckert
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The Professional Blur Podcast Episode 26 – Kristina Rueckert

My very good friend Kristina Rueckert was a child actor and model with parents who cared, so we couldn’t talk about her childhood career without also talking to her parents, Bev and Gregg Van Citters.  They join me to talk about Kristina’s appearance in the Bumble Ball commercial, acting school and everything else she touched […]

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The Professional Blur Podcast Episode 25 – Dan Gomiller
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The Professional Blur Podcast Episode 25 – Dan Gomiller

For the first time on The Professional Blur, we’re talking theatre, with my best friend, Dan Gomiller!  Dan starred in one of the world’s first viral videos, and has been in most of the things I’ve ever produced.  In college, the one place we didn’t overlap was all the theatre Dan did, including the equivalent […]

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Episode 24 – Jennifer Kennedy

Our first New-York-City-centric episode is with the fantastic Jennifer Kennedy, whose extra work has centered around The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, a show I happen to love. Support the show on Patreon Check out my Professional Blur posts on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasonklamm/ Insta Hashtag: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/theprofessionalblur Twitter: @jklamm Twitter hashtag: https://twitter.com/hashtag/theprofessionalblur Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io “Open Those Bright Eyes” by Kevin MacLeod […]

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Episode 23 – Allen Rueckert

Allen and I met almost 10 years ago as cast members of “A Drinking Game,” not that long after we’d both stopped doing extra work.  Allen talks a variety of movies and TV shows, including many where we just missed extra-ing together, as well as the time he did background in a video game. Support […]

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Episode 22 – Carleen Stimpson (My Mom)

My mom’s stories of a few celebrity interactions and her one time as an extra in the 1970s TV movie Champions: A Love Story are a huge part of the love of movies that my mom inspired in me when I was young.  She was the original Professional Blur, so I thought it only right […]

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The Professional Blur Podcast Episode 20 – Dave Corey

Dave Corey’s road to background and (mostly) under five work is a winding and fascinating one.  From the military, to radio, to getting killed in “Analyze This,” we talk all about his fascinating career. Support the show on Patreon Check out my Professional Blur posts on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasonklamm/ Insta Hashtag: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/theprofessionalblur Twitter: @jklamm Twitter hashtag: https://twitter.com/hashtag/theprofessionalblur Music: Music from […]

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The Professional Blur Podcast Episode 19 – Stephen Weese

Stunts?  Voice over? Star Trek? LARP? Stephen’s done a bit of everything, and we fit as much as we can into this episode. Support the show on Patreon Check out my Professional Blur posts on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasonklamm/ Insta Hashtag: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/theprofessionalblur Twitter: @jklamm Twitter hashtag: https://twitter.com/hashtag/theprofessionalblur Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io “Open Those Bright Eyes” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC […]

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The Professional Blur Podcast Episode 18 – Curt Sandvig

Curt Sandvig has done over SIX HUNDRED extra gigs, and every story is a gem.  Enjoy him passing out in a suit of armor, getting knocked over by Arnold Schwarzenegger, and catching a peek of little Bruce Willis. Support the show on Patreon Check out my Professional Blur posts on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jasonklamm/ Insta Hashtag: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/theprofessionalblur Twitter: @jklamm Twitter […]

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